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Sheri N. (#46961525)
 member for 7 years, 11 months, 9 days
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Bio Photo A native Ohioan, who enjoys genealogy, and walking cemeteries to help others in family research and to help preserve history.
I am always happy to make corrections and add any additional information you may have for any memorial, such as links to parents and spouse etc. However, please read Find A Graves "Transfer Rules" before making a transfer request. If said person has no ties to my family ancestry and I have no personal interest in that person, I will gladly transfer.


We are the chosen. My feelings are, in each family, there is one who seems called to find the ancestors.

To put flesh on their bones and make them live again, to tell the family story and to feel that somehow they know and approve.

To me, doing genealogy is not a cold gathering of facts but, instead, breathing life into all who have gone before.

We are the Story Tellers of the tribe. All tribes have one. We have been called as if it were in our genes.

Those who have gone before cry out to us. " Tell our story. " So, we do. In finding them, we somehow find ourselves. How many graves have I stood before now and cried? I have lost count. How many times have I told the ancestors you have a wonderful family you would be proud of us? How many times have I walked up to a grave and felt somehow there was love there for me? I cannot say.

It goes beyond just documenting facts. It goes to who am I and why do I do the things I do. It goes to seeing a cemetery about to be lost forever to weeds and indifference and saying I can't let this happen. The bones here are bones of my bone and flesh of my flesh. It goes to doing something about it. It goes to pride in what our ancestors were able to accomplish. How they contributed to what we are today.

It goes to respecting their hardships, their losses and building a life for their family. It goes to deep pride that they fought to make and keep us a Nation.

It goes to a deep and immense never giving in or giving up, their resoluteness to go on understanding that they were doing it for us.

That we might be born who we are. That we might remember them. So we do.

With love and caring and scribing each fact of their existence, because we are them and they are us. So, as a scribe called, I tell the story of my family.

It is up to that one called in the next generation to answer the call and take their place in the long line of family storytellers.

That is why I do my family genealogy and that is what calls those young and old to step up and put flesh on the bones.

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Donald Zimmerman
We became acquainted about 15 years ago when I retired from the Air Force and moved to Breckenridge, Michigan. I now live in St. Johns, Michigan. This month I bought several gravestones for unmarked Zimmerman graves at Lafayette Twp Cemetery in Gratiot County, Michigan. I want to have the VA provide a new marker for David Zimmerman at Hardinger Cemetery in Ohio. I'll be spending more time on Ancestry.

Don Zimmerman
Added by Donald Zimmerman on Nov 13, 2015 6:51 PM
PJ Miller
Thanks for the Transfers of George & Eliza Gamlin!
Added by PJ Miller on Oct 26, 2015 4:01 PM
PJ Miller
Transfer request George Gamlin # 124172291
Dear Sheri,
Please transfer management of my relative to my care--George R Gamlin # 124172291. Thank you very much.
PJ Miller
Added by PJ Miller on Oct 17, 2015 10:04 AM
PJ Miller
Eliza Gamlin # 124172257
Hello Sheri,
Enjoyed looking through your memorials lists. Wow.
If you would be so kind, I am requesting a transfer of my relative's memorial to my care.
Thank you for your gracious consideration.
All the best,
PJ Miller
Added by PJ Miller on Oct 15, 2015 10:08 PM
RJ Harvey
RE: Date of Birth on Marker
Thanks for you reply! Yes, if you would, please transfer these memorials to me.

Thanks again
Randy Harvey
Added by RJ Harvey on Sep 28, 2015 8:09 AM
RJ Harvey
Date of Birth on Marker
I found this memorial but was surprised to see the date of birth listed as 1860. Nancy (Pitts) Welton is my third Great Grandmother, according to everything we have on her, she was born in 1790 in Waterbury Conn died in Kingsville Ohio in 1880. I would like to know, if you can tell me, is this headstone located near the headstone of Chandler Welton (her husband, find a grave memorial # 99439100? There has long been a rumor in the family that she may have been for whatever reason, buried outside the family plot at Old Kingsville Corners Cemetery. In either case, I would like to request permission to link the two memorials to show spouse relationship.

RJ Harvey
Added by RJ Harvey on Sep 15, 2015 2:01 PM
LCpl Halman
Hi Sheri,
Thank you very much for taking a photo of his gravestone marker.
Added by Tony on Jul 28, 2015 9:23 AM
LCpl Halman
Hi Sheri,
Thank you very much for taking a photo of his gravestone marker.
Added by Tony on Jul 28, 2015 9:23 AM
Louisa William Henderson
Hi Sheri, you have a nice picture posted of Louisa, however the first memorial made for her was in 2009 but the reason for confusion is because she married twice after Henderson to Gardner and lastly to Thomas Carney. SO her memorial is under Carney which is what I am told is on her stone. Would you kindly post the photo onto memorial 36156888 because I think the other one being a duplicate will likely be deleted. Thank you very much!
Added by genieresearcher on Jun 24, 2015 9:40 PM
RE: Jessie Anderson
I created a memorial for "Jesse Anderson" rather than posting a grave photo to your "Jessie Anderson" as I thought there may be a male & female with similar name. Your memorial didn't have dates, so I couldn't know if I had found the grave marker you were requesting. Anyway, I just went ahead and created the one for "Jesse Anderson" and posted the photo within that memorial...
Added by Susanna on May 18, 2015 6:34 AM
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